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'''Robert Bruce "Rob" Ford''' (born May 28, 1969) is a Canada|Canadian politician and businessperson who is currently a Toronto City Councillor. He was List of mayors of Toronto|Mayor of Toronto, Ontario, from 2010 to 2014. Prior to being mayor, Ford was a city councillor. He was first elected to City Council in the Toronto municipal election, 2000|2000 Toronto municipal election, and was re-elected to his council seat twice. At first discounted as a potential mayor, Ford was elected mayor in the Toronto mayoral election, 2010|2010 mayoral election on a platform of reducing the "gravy train" of government expenses and taxes. During his political career, Ford has been the subject of a number of personal and work-related controversies and legal proceedings, including a Rob Ford conflict of interest trial|conflict of interest trial that nearly resulted in his being removed from office. In 2013, he became embroiled...
Birth date{{Birth date and age|1969|5|28}}
Birth placeEtobicoke, Ontario
PartyIndependent (politician)|Independent (2000–present) ''Note: municipal politicians in Ontario, including Toronto, run on a nonpartisan basis''
Religion| spouse = {{Marriage|Renata Brejniak|2000}}
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